A gigantic pillow fight in the park, a porn film festival, a big ol' leather party in Silver Lake and more fun stuff to do and see in L.A. this week. fri 3/31 Melissa Mora Hidalgo comes to the Museum of Latin American Art to discuss her new book, Mozlandia:...
It’s really more of an experience Los Angeles has plenty of museums devoted to very specific subjects: death, folk art, the Grammys, even the American West. But one thing the city does not have is a museum dedicated to ice cream. AtShow More Summary
The interests of the working class were supposed to be the focus of the Trump administration, but the president has no coherent approach for lifting up blue-collar Americans.
From skin tag removal to tightening procedures to anal botox, how a new class of doctors are making bottoming their top priority.
Christo had the most-visited art event. And in New York, "the Whitney Museum of American Art, which moved to its new Renzo Piano-designed home in downtown Manhattan in 2015, has put an end to the city’s traditional duopoly of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Whitney hosted five […]
As a candidate, Donald Trump vowed that if elected he would use his business talents to make the best deals for the American people. But as president, Trump’s first foray into dealmaking failed miserably with the demise last week of the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. What went wrong? Real estate deals and legislative […]
The Grolier Club is exploring the overlooked art of American security engraving, in which the strength of an artwork correlates to the security of the banknote or bond it's printed on. The post How Art Secured American Banknotes for 150 Years appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Weronika Gesicka is a Polish artist, born in W?oc?awek, Poland. She has graduated from the graphics department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and the Academy of Photography. With her series entitled Unhappy Families, Gesicka diverts...Show More Summary
"After 11 seasons of fizzle-outs, it doesn’t look like The Voice is in the business of really making superstar dreams come true. But it has perfected the art of selling the glittering El Dorado promise of the American Dream, a myth so enticing that it still draws seekers, though all evidence suggests they probably won’t […]
Toho’s first animated Godzilla movie, the studio’s 30th about the monster, won’t arrive in American Netflix cues until later this year. Fortunately, we won’t have to wait that long to learn what Godzilla: […] The post The Godzilla Animated Movie Gets New Art, More Plot Details appeared first on Geek.com.
Before Betsy Broun retired from the helm of the Smithsonian American Art Museum last fall, she gave a talk where she revealed her top ten works (ok, seventeen works) of art in the collection, beginning with Albert Pinkham Ryder's Jonah. Ryder, who died one hundred years ago today, was an artist close to Broun's heart and the subject of a book she published in 1989.
The Riverbank Foundation, a private organization focused on supporting American art scholarship, has been approved by the federal Internal Revenue Service as a Public Charity and 501(c)(3) organization. The taxexempt status will enable...Show More Summary
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts announces the addition of more than 30 works to its permanent collection of American art. The works include paintings, sculpture, installation, and works on paper made from the early 1800s to the present. Show More Summary
In February, The Whitney Museum of American Art presented Red In View (Orbit), a 10 day continuous performance art piece by artists MPA, Amapola Prada, and Elizabeth Marcus-Sonenberg.
When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from. They could have looked to the French Ministry of Culture, a cabinet-level … Click to Continue »
Former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, a Civil War history buff, tells us about how the fine art of spying on your political and military enemies' communications got started.
The American architect Louis Kahn (1901?1974), designer of the Kimbell Art Museum, is regarded as one of the great master builders of the 20th century. With complex spatial compositions and a choreographic mastery of light, Kahn created buildings of archaic beauty and powerful universal symbolism. Show More Summary
Mississippi artist Johnnie Mae Maberry reflects on what it means to create in the heart of the American South.
Diving into the American Folk Art Museum’s two new exhibitions, it’s quite likely that your head will spin — for all the right reasons — in the presence of some very potent expressions from two unsinkable human spirits. The post In Carlo Zinelli and Eugen Gabritschevsky’s Art, the Life Spirit Endures appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The irresponsible Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a flawed Trumpcare “on day one” failed ‘bigly’ today. The author of the art of the deal was unable to convince lawmakers and the American people of the merits of his campaign signature issue: Repeal and Replace Obamacare. This defeat not [...]Show More Summary